Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 4 ripe pears

  2. 75g/3 oz blue Stilton cheese

  3. 50g/2 oz curd cheese

  4. pinch of ground black pepper

  5. fresh watercress sprigs, to garnish

  6. For t he dressing:

  7. 45ml/3 tbsp light olive oil

  8. 15ml/1 tbsp lemon juice

  9. 10ml/1/2 tbsp toasted poppy seeds

  10. salt and ground black pepper

  11. Serves 4

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Method :

  2. First make the dressing. Place the olive oil, lemon juice, poppy seeds and seasoning in a screw-topped jar and shake together until emulsified.

  3. Cut the pears in half lengthways, then scoop out the cores and cut away the calyx from the rounded end.

  4. Beat together the Stilton, curd cheese and a little pepper. Divide this mixture among the cavities in the pears.

  5. Shake the dressing to mix it again, then spoon it over the pears. Serve garnished with watercress.


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